Space

»»Space
We spend so much time focused on our own lives down here on earth that we often fail to notice the beautiful and wondrous things not on this planet. Our seemingly limitless universe is filled with truly astonishing things, and here at The Fact Site you can learn all about them!

You’ll learn unique facts such as there are only fourteen black holes we’ve identified in space or that our galaxy, the Milky Way, is around a hundred thousand light years wide! Continue reading to find out more about our solar system, the planets inside of it, and the rest of the universe!

5 Fascinating Facts About Saturn’s Rings

Saturn, like the other gas giants in our Solar System, has rings - but the one thing that differentiates Saturn from his gaseous siblings is the sheer outstanding beauty its rings possess. Here we’re going to look at 5 mind-blowing facts about the big orange gas ball high above us.

2017-09-14T20:24:17+00:00 Categories: Space|Tags: |

Six Strangest Phenomena In The Universe

The universe is constantly surprising us, whenever we go searching for proof of a particular concept or idea, something completely unrelated that we thought we understood gets turned upside down. Here we’re going to look at 6 of the strangest phenomena in the universe.

2017-08-17T16:29:32+00:00 Categories: Bizarre, Space|

The History of Space Travel Timeline

To travel into the unknown of space is a dream for so many children and adults alike, although one that very few will ever reach. Here we’re going to go through a timeline of the significant moments in the history of space travel, starting way back in the 1940s...

2017-07-17T13:39:38+00:00 Categories: History, Space, Transportation|

Moon Landing Hoax – 5 Common Myths Debunked

When man first stepped on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969, the world was in awe at these heroes, finally signalling that the unreachable was a reality. Here we’re going to look at 5 common myths that conspiracy theorists use to 'prove' the moon landing was a hoax.

2017-05-05T20:12:04+00:00 Categories: Space|Tags: |

When Were the Planets Discovered in Our Solar System?

The first 5 planets of our solar system are very hard to date, being visible to the naked eye meant they were all identified long ago, but we do know their initial recorded date. Here we’re going to go through the date of each planet’s discovery, and some fun facts about each wonder.

2016-10-24T12:12:47+00:00 Categories: History, Space|Tags: |

14 Amazing Facts About The Hubble Space Telescope

The Hubble Space Telescope, or HST, has been at the forefront of space discovery from dating the universe to identifying distant and almost invisible planets and solar systems. Here we’re going to look at 14 facts about this circling beacon of discovery!

2016-10-24T12:12:51+00:00 Categories: Space|

15 Unbelievable Facts About The Milky Way

The Milky Way has baffled scientists & philosophers for centuries. This galaxy is our home; it encompasses our planet, our solar system and billions upon billions of stars and planets. Here we’re going to look at 15 magnificent facts about the Milky Way.

2016-10-24T12:12:53+00:00 Categories: Space|Tags: |